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What is a cancer cluster? Ocular melanoma in Huntersville and Auburn

Posted by on May 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Dr. Jimmy Guidry, State Health Officer and Medical Director of the Louisiana Department of Health, gave the closing plenary at a recent conference I attended. He gave an inspiration speech, asking fellow colleagues to keep fighting the good fight in spite of obstacles. Dr. Guidry recounted a story of having to tell residents about the… Read More »

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Apr

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Recap: 2018 Louisiana Public Health Association Annual Conference

Posted by on April 18th, 2018 0 comments

Last week, I attended the Louisiana Public Health Association annual meeting for the first time. I had the privilege of also being a presenter there, premiering a session I’ve been developing on mHealth to a packed room.  It was a two-day conference with a crawfish boil at the President’s Reception on the first night. My… Read More »

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How effective are hand sanitizers?

Posted by on August 9th, 2017 0 comments

We’ve written about hand washing before, but it remains an ever-important issue. It can mean the difference between getting sick (whether it’s you or someone else) and not – and in some cases, even death. Diarrheal diseases and pneumonia kill 1.8 million children every year worldwide, but hand washing among young children can help prevent a… Read More »

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